Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Academic Case Manager

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Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Academic Case Manager
University of California, Los Angeles



Requisition Number: 30488
Salary: $20.89 - $41.37 hourly

Position Description:
Reporting to the Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Director, the Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Academic Case Manager focuses on the success of current and former high school foster youth served by the BGSA by identifying, accessing, developing, and/or providing institutional and external supports.

The Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Academic Case Manager is responsible for coordinating with DCFS, high school administration and counselors, and other community stakeholders as appropriate to address the needs of students served by BGSA in areas that may include academics, family relationships, social adjustment, socio-emotional wellbeing through areas of assessment, consultation intervention, referrals, and follow-up services. The position assists by identifying and accessing off-campus community resources available to these students that will help them address the specific barriers they experience to succeeding in high school.

This position is based in the Bruin Resource Center (BRC), a Student Affairs Office at UCLA whose overarching mission is to assist students in effectively navigating the university by providing information, referrals, and support. In the service of this mission, the BRC provides specialized services and programs to the following student populations: transfer students, veterans, current & former foster youth, students with dependents, and undocumented (AB 540) students.


The Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Academic Case Manager will:

1. Mentor a caseload of high school students through regular one-on-one meetings and cohort-based workshops.
2. Assist youth in clearly developing and articulating personal and academic goals; ensure all youth are making progress toward high school graduation.
3. Work with each youth's family and caseworkers to identify needs and interventions necessary for youth success (i.e., tutoring needs, counseling services, etc.).
4. Support youth to meet a set of academic, high school, college & career, and social/ emotional milestones.
5. Track youth progress and meet individually with students to address plan needs and changes. Keep caregivers and case workers updated on student progress and needs.
6. Synthesize information obtained from various sources (caregivers, youth, school staff, and referring parties) in order to identity underlying needs and possible solutions.
7. Identifies resources within the community and make appropriate referrals, facilitating linkage and advocating for youth in order to ascertain appropriate linkage.
8. Collaborate with program staff to administer assessments and collect student outcome data.
9. Lead monthly learning and team building experiences for students such as high school/college visits, and service projects.


For full application instructions and position description, please visit: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76502

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction






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Posted: 6/10/2019
Application Due: 6/25/2019
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